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STAY ELSEWHERE!

Beautiful scenery, AWFUL customer service. We haven’t been to the park in two years, however they... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lana B
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Good Way to Cool off and Relax

This is one of several lake regions within Custer Sate Park. There are full service bathrooms, a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ExcaptainHQ
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Farmingdale, New York
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A recreational and beach area.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Custer, SD
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"catch trout"
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"nice short walk"
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"custer state park"
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"kayak rentals"
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"great place to hike"
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"gift shop"
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"worth a stop"
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"buffalo burger"
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"wildlife loop"
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"cabin"
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"fishing"
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"ducks"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery, AWFUL customer service. We haven’t been to the park in two years, however they allowed someone to book a stay under my old account and charge to our credit card. I’ve jumped through hoops to get this charge removed and they aren’t helpful.

Thank Lana B
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of several lake regions within Custer Sate Park. There are full service bathrooms, a cafeteria style restaurant and a gift shop where you can by a State fishing license and basic tackle set-up to go fishing at the lake. Wildlife that can...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked around and enjoyed the view and tranquil water. We watched some people catching fish and just relaxing.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good place very close to the town of Custer,sd. 15 minutes great to canoe fish restuant or just rest have coffee. Oh that mount in background you can hike behind it about 3/4 of a mile easy walk around the lake

1  Thank praariedog
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can hike around the lake. Catch trout and bass,swim, take a boat ride ( non motor ), shop or stay a while. All are excellent here. It's located inside Custer State Park where you can take the wildlife loop and see buffalo, pronghorn, big...More

1  Thank Revia D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rented two double kayaks and spent an hour on the water. The rental was easy and quick and we were out on the water in no time. Saw turtles, birds, fish, and bugs on our leisurely float. Not a huge lake but nice for...More

1  Thank raiderx81
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend stopping for a bit and relax. Have a few local brews on tap. Also, they rent kayaks, canoes, and sup’s. Beautiful little lake with an awesome rocky backdrop.

Thank Mike B
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

This was our go to place while in the park for a week. It was much less busy than Sylvan Lake (and much closer to our campground). There is a short, relatively easy hike around the lake with great views. The restaurant on the lake...More

2  Thank Jennifer H
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

The rocks just go on forever. There are several small lakes in the park. The shadows in the water on a sunny day are perfect for photo ops.

Thank ladyme1
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

My wife and I stopped at the restaurant for lunch, today. We found new management, with table service (No standing in Line), outstanding service and the Buffalo Burgers were the best we have had in years Highly recommend for lunch. They are also working on...More

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candmbird
8 July 2018|
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Response from Revia D | Reviewed this property |
I have never been swimming there but I see a lot of people on the beach and in the water. I do know they stock trout in the lake and I think trout might need cooler waters to live in. It is a beautiful place !
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candmbird
8 July 2018|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
It was not cold at all in the first week of June. I suspect it be warm in July
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mikeandpam4234
8 August 2017|
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Response from skpperry | Reviewed this property |
Yes...lots of motorcycles were there during our visit.
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